Potpourri

Cookbook review: The Art of Cooking with Cannabis

Cookbook review: The Art of Cooking with Cannabis

By Shannon Chiarenza There are now several cannabis cookbooks you can buy to take cooking with your favourite herb up a notch, and the cookbook The Art of Cooking with…

Get baking to get baked: Tips on cooking with cannabis

Get baking to get baked: Tips on cooking with cannabis

A good night’s sleep and chronic pain relief are as easy as pie. Cannabis-infused sweet potato pie cheesecake, that is. Charles Gill III’s dense cheesecake is fully encased in a…

B.C. extends pandemic patio program until next spring as summer season looms

B.C. extends pandemic patio program until next spring as summer season looms

Jake RomphfApril 10, 2022

Victoria’s mayor credited the province for answering the call and extending the allowance of pandemic patios at restaurants, cafes and bars across B.C. The province’s temporary expanded service areas (TESA)…

Hawai’i medical cannabis producer launches state’s first cannabis-infused chocolates

Hawai’i medical cannabis producer launches state’s first cannabis-infused chocolates

Jennifer BlythMarch 20, 2022

Locals and visitors can now savour a cannabis-infused taste of Hawai’i. Hawaiian Ethos, a licensed medical cannabis producer, has released the first legal cannabis infused chocolates on the Big Island…

‘A different kind of May two-four’? Feds eye changes to allow Canadians to buy more cannabis drinks at a time

‘A different kind of May two-four’? Feds eye changes to allow Canadians to buy more cannabis drinks at a time

The Canadian PressMarch 18, 2022

By Tara Deschamps, THE CANADIAN PRESS The federal government is eyeing regulatory changes that could allow Canadians to purchase a greater number of cannabis beverages without exceeding public possession limits.…

Canada’s first craft cannabis test kitchen to open this summer in Vancouver

Canada’s first craft cannabis test kitchen to open this summer in Vancouver

Canadian Evergreen StaffFebruary 24, 2022

By Chelsea Emode Canada’s first craft cannabis facility, West Blvd Cannabis, has been approved by the City of Vancouver, and its Mount Pleasant test kitchen in is expected to release…

Dog illness from ingesting cannabis ‘more and more common’, Harrison Hot Springs vet says

Dog illness from ingesting cannabis ‘more and more common’, Harrison Hot Springs vet says

Adam LouisMay 6, 2022

It’s just in a dog’s nature to eat something it isn’t supposed to. However, Fraser Valley veterinarians stress the need to keep a watchful eye on your dog’s catch of…

‘Copycat’ cannabis edibles draw ire of big food companies

‘Copycat’ cannabis edibles draw ire of big food companies

mcclatchyApril 30, 2022

By Brooks Johnson, Star Tribune At first glance, there is little indication the snack-size bag of Trix is meant to get a user stoned. Every detail of the packaging has…

B.C. extends pandemic patio program until next spring as summer season looms

B.C. extends pandemic patio program until next spring as summer season looms

Jake RomphfApril 10, 2022

Victoria’s mayor credited the province for answering the call and extending the allowance of pandemic patios at restaurants, cafes and bars across B.C. The province’s temporary expanded service areas (TESA)…

‘A different kind of May two-four’? Feds eye changes to allow Canadians to buy more cannabis drinks at a time

‘A different kind of May two-four’? Feds eye changes to allow Canadians to buy more cannabis drinks at a time

The Canadian PressMarch 18, 2022

By Tara Deschamps, THE CANADIAN PRESS The federal government is eyeing regulatory changes that could allow Canadians to purchase a greater number of cannabis beverages without exceeding public possession limits.…

With eggnog only: Terrible Christmas movies you’ll want to avoid this season

With eggnog only: Terrible Christmas movies you’ll want to avoid this season

Tyson WhitneyDecember 21, 2021

Ah, Christmas season. One of my favourite things about the month of December is having a large glass of “eggnog” and munching on some sugar cookies while watching classic Christmas…

How to Use Cannabis: A Beginners Guide

How to Use Cannabis: A Beginners Guide

Canadian Evergreen StaffDecember 4, 2021

By Shannon Chiarenza When you’re new to cannabis it can be overwhelming figuring out what product to buy and how much you should take. However once you know the basics…

Alcohol could be coming to cafes on major BC Ferries routes by end of year

Alcohol could be coming to cafes on major BC Ferries routes by end of year

Wolf DepnerJune 11, 2022

BC Ferries plans to introduce alcoholic beverages on key routes, but not during the peak of the holiday season. Without giving details except to say the additions would be introduced…

8 insider tips for visiting LA’s only open weed bar

8 insider tips for visiting LA’s only open weed bar

mcclatchyMay 27, 2022

By Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times When the Artist Tree Studio Dispensary Lounge opened its doors on April 20, on the two floors above its West Hollywood dispensary, it became…

B.C., Alberta becoming ‘Dope Destinations’ for weed-seeking U.S. travellers

B.C., Alberta becoming ‘Dope Destinations’ for weed-seeking U.S. travellers

The number of folks flocking to Canada for a cannabis tourism experience keeps getting higher and higher. B.C., Alberta, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Manitoba are the top provinces for cannabis…

Could Canada become the Napa Valley of cannabis tourism?

Could Canada become the Napa Valley of cannabis tourism?

Jennifer BlythFebruary 17, 2022

Could cannabis and tourism be the perfect pairing in Canada, akin to California’s celebrated Napa Valley wine region and tourist hotspot? That’s one of the take-aways from a new study…

West Hollywood wants to become the Amsterdam of the far West. Jay-Z seems to approve

West Hollywood wants to become the Amsterdam of the far West. Jay-Z seems to approve

mcclatchyDecember 9, 2021

By Hugo Martín, Los Angeles Times During the days of Prohibition, West Hollywood hosted speakeasy bars and gambling joints. During the rock revolution of the 1960s, the nightclubs on the…

Vancouver sets the season a-sparkle!

Vancouver sets the season a-sparkle!

Jennifer BlythNovember 20, 2021

From tree-top walks to glittering holiday markets, there’s no shortage of ways to trip the light fantastic in Vancouver this holiday season. Here’s a look at what’s on the calendar…